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Race Discrimination


Comprehensive Legal Support Across West Virginia

Have you suffered racial prejudice in the workplace? Race discrimination can be a frustrating and demeaning experience, especially if your complaints are ignored. No one should have to tolerate this type of treatment—it is prohibited by both state and federal law. That means you have legal options when facing racial discrimination in the workplace, so consider reaching out to one of your race discrimination attorneys.

If you believe you have been a victim of this type of discrimination at work, Rod Smith Law PLLC is here to help. Our legal team takes discrimination claims very seriously. We use our 25+ years of collective legal experience in employment law to fight for you in seeking the justice you deserve.

Phone us at (304) 406-7076 to speak to a Charleston race discrimination attorney today. You can also contact Rod Smith Law PLLC online.

Understanding Your Rights Against Racial Prejudice in WV

As an employee, you are protected by the West Virginia Human Rights Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act for race discrimination in the workplace.

If your employer is found to have subjected you to this type of prejudicial treatment, you may be eligible to recover damages specific to your case.

Workplace discrimination can occur in many ways, such as in:

  • Hiring
  • Firing
  • Promotions
  • Demotions
  • Pay raises
  • Benefits
  • Work assignments
  • Leaves of absence
  • Work schedules

You may have left your job due to the discrimination that made it hostile and unsafe. You may have been passed over for a promotion or denied a pay raise when others no more qualified than you received one. In these cases, you may have lost wages as well as have suffered emotional distress.

If you have experienced any of these events, and suspect race was a contributing factor, contacting a discrimination attorney near you is the next step. One of our race discrimination attorneys can help you file a claim that will help you protect your career and compensate you for the damages your career may have suffered.

A discrimination claim may allow you to recover:

  • Lost wages
  • Human loss type damages such as emotional distress, loss of indignity, embarrassment
  • Punitive damages against the employer to prevent such behavior from repeating

Choose Rod Smith Law PLLC for Your Discrimination Claim

Our employment discrimination law firm has deep roots in the community. We want to ensure our workplaces are safe for all, which is why we bring such a fighting spirit to the clients we represent.

We encourage you to let us put our decades of legal experience and dedication to work for you.

No recovery, no fee. Call our Charleston race discrimination lawyers to talk about your case for free at (304) 406-7076.


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